You know by now that Code Inventory
is something of an obsession with me. Like it or not, most of us,
whether developers or sysadmins, work in a service...
0 replies - 5231 views - 10/14/12 by Daniel Ackerson in Articles
There is a common belief in the software
development world that a tradeoff exists between speed of delivery and
quality, an idea Martin Fowler calls the...
1 replies - 7582 views - 10/07/12 by Kief Morris in Articles
Originally authored by LockyAs the Project Manager at Smashing Boxes, I would not claim to be an
hardened expert with all of the answers, but I have been...
0 replies - 5812 views - 10/05/12 by Nick Jordan in Articles
Continuous Delivery is all about being production ready on a monthly, weekly, or even daily basis. We're all going to run into faulty builds at some point and...
0 replies - 5239 views - 09/20/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
Practitioners of the Pomodoro Technique swear by its effectiveness in making working humans more productive.
Pomodoro Technique (Standard)Pick ONE task to...
4 replies - 12199 views - 08/29/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
People consider Chef as a configuration management tool. You specify the state using the infrastructure DSL that Chef provides. You just apply yoru...
0 replies - 6042 views - 08/26/12 by Ranjib Dey in Articles
One of the biggest leaps forward in my productivity and
enjoyment, as a developer was when I learned about and adopted Maven for
my Java projects.
0 replies - 8930 views - 08/05/12 by Ben Wootton in Articles
There’s a lot of dogma in the
religious wars around software development practices and methodologies.
Are phase-gate methodologies effective at managing...
8 replies - 32633 views - 08/03/12 by Jez Humble in Articles
We’ve all been there — it’s Friday night, 11:00 p.m., and the system you just deployed doesn’t work. There's a bug. Your manager just hung up. You...
0 replies - 5309 views - 07/19/12 by Jeremy Hess in Articles
Ten of the best books from the Deathray Research
bibliography. Guaranteed to make you smarter about software engineering
and the world. Inspired by the...
0 replies - 30135 views - 07/16/12 by Larry White in Articles
Copy and Paste Programming – taking a copy of existing code in your project and repurposing it – violates coding best practices like Don’t Repeat...
4 replies - 11694 views - 06/28/12 by Jim Bird in Articles
Having a good Continuous Integration setup is the gift that keeps on
giving, but what about your database? For most web applications these
0 replies - 8056 views - 06/14/12 by Douglas Rathbone in Articles
Have you ever considered a large scale change to a piece of software?
Something that you can’t possibly get done within a single day? Did you
1 replies - 6919 views - 06/11/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
designs and develop mobile and web based banking solutions. Our
customers (banks for the most part) are highly bureaucratized, orthodox
1 replies - 3199 views - 05/01/12 by Ricardo Zuasti in Articles
Last night I was invited to go along to the Facebook offices in
London and attend a tech talk on how Facebook do release engineering and
0 replies - 11381 views - 04/20/12 by James Betteley in Articles